Grizedale Arts


A Collection Of Intent

Selection of pieces from the Lawson Park collection form a work for Lynda Morris's exhibition Modern History Vol 111 on at Bury Art Museum from 19th September to the 21st of November


Pottery Exhibitions Are Go

Another pottery exhibition with a few Grizedale things at Edel Assanti Newman Street, London from 9th September to the 1st October. A spin off project from Alex Hoda and Robert Rush's Wood fired kiln for CASS

Icludes work by Grizedale as well as work made at Grizedale from Laure Provoust, Bedwyr Williams and Giles Round.


Rough Stuff

Varoius works produced at Grizedale feature in the exhibition Rough Music put together by Alex Hoda and Robert Rush. They made a wood fired kiln with potter Mike Francis and it worked - see the results in this show on through October at CASS Sculpture Foundation down in West Sussex.


Krakow Ferments

House of Ferment on tour to Art Boom Festival in Krakow till October 15th - workshops and talks, lunches and dinners the HoF is on a research and collecting mission to bring new ferments and flavours back to the upcoming 'in residence' at the Coniston Institute 12th October to end Novemeber


All Abroad

The 3rd version of the Grizedale retrospective will open in Sierre as The Nuisance of Landscape Part 4.

2nd September to 11th October at MAXXX - Project Space and Les Caves de Courten, Sierre, Switzerland

With thanks to ASAC (Association Sierroise des Amis de la Culture) and the Ville de Sierre for thier financial support. The village team will be going out to do the instal including Sam Clarke, John Atkinson and Maria Benjamin.

The Seven Samurai Ride Again - Grizedale revisit the village of Toge to present the outcomes of the original project and see the impact on the village - 31st September Matsudai - Japan

The Village Table

From October 13th The Village Table will be open in the Coniston Institute, Yewdale Road offering lunches and special dinners, alongside talks and workshops and from mid November an exhibition of historical food related art works and kitchen equipment in the Ruskin Museum.

The Village Table is an idea for a community business that caters for one-off dinners and events using local amateur produce from gardens and farms as well hunter/gatherer produce from enthusiasts.

The Main Hall in the Institute will include the celebrated House of Ferment just back from it's world tour and before it sets of again. Other art and food projects will include The Cheese Machine - a Fernado Garcia Dory project - making cheese regularly and various other food related projects from the Grizedale regulars - Laure (Turner Prize) Provoust, Bedwyr (Artes Mundi) Williams, Ryan (every art prize under the sun) Gander, Giles (isn't it time you won something) Round and with new works from Sarah Staton, Mark Essen, Jesse Wine and James Shaw.

Full programme available here

Sign Writing Course

Becky Roberts will lead a signwriting course on Wednesday 7th October - 10am - 5pm (£10 including a decent lunch). Coniston Institute, Yewdale Road, Coniston, Cumbria LA218DU

To book call 015394 41050

The Shop At Howgill

The Shop at Howgill is now open, every Wednesday and Friday, from 10 - 2pm.

The Shop at Howgill is a children’s charity clothes shop based in Cleator Moor, made by the Howgill Family Centre, Grizedale Arts, The Coniston Institute and An Endless Supply. It provides a new space to purchase recycled and repurposed children’s clothes, alongside a workshop facility for the development new products. Read more about the project here

Grizedale Arts is made possible by the ongoing support of Arts Council England and South Lakeland District Council

Grizedale Arts is a partner of Tate, and exchanges programmes, ideas and skills with Tate and the Plus Tate family of visual arts organisations

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